At least 25 Taliban militants were killed and 8 others were injured in counter-terrorism operations in Afghanistan in the last 24 hours.
The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement, "In past 24 hours, Afghan National Police conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations with Afghan National Army and NDS to clean some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan," Khaama Press reported.
The statement further added that the operations were conducted in Ghazni, Badakhshan, Logar, Nangarhar, Kunar, Helmand and Kapisa provinces.
At least three militants were also arrested by Afghan National Security Forces during the same operations.
"Also, during these operations, Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds ammunition," the statement said.
The statement also added that the Afghan National Police discovered and defused five different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Faryab and Maidan Wardak provinces.